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Review: could Warfarin sodium cause Memory loss?

Summary: Memory loss is found among people who take Warfarin sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 47,462 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 549 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory loss and more.

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Warfarin sodium

Warfarin sodium has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 49,213 Warfarin sodium users)

Memory loss

Memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,420 Memory loss patients)

On Feb, 11, 2015: 47,448 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 549 people (1.16%) have Memory Loss.

Trend of Memory loss in Warfarin sodium reports

Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Memory loss9.09%40.91%9.09%6.82%9.09%4.55%20.45%

Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Warfarin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Memory loss52.51%47.49%

Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Warfarin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Memory loss0.00%0.22%0.00%0.00%2.46%6.03%15.18%76.12%

Severity of Memory loss when taking Warfarin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Memory loss16.67%56.67%26.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Memory loss0.00%7.69%92.31%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (62 people, 11.29%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (48 people, 8.74%)
  3. Depression (47 people, 8.56%)
  4. Arthritis (38 people, 6.92%)
  5. Sleep disorder (29 people, 5.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (145 people, 26.41%)
  2. Lisinopril (135 people, 24.59%)
  3. Furosemide (107 people, 19.49%)
  4. Simvastatin (107 people, 19.49%)
  5. Lipitor (105 people, 19.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

coming to one year checkup on Warfarin for DVT IKNOW I HAVE HAD MEMORY PROBLEMS RIGHT FROM FIRST -CANT REMEMBER NAMES BOOKS READ,YESTERDAY ETC. IT USUALLY COMES BACK WITHIN AN HOUR
BUT PEOPLE NOTICE IT AND COMMENT.ONLY TAKE PROBIOTIC AND HAVE HAD TWO SERIES OF ANTIBIOTICS
FOR URINE INFECTIONS. WHAT IS THE DANGER IF I GO OFF OF WARFARIN AND IF SO HOW DO I DO IT?
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